Dublin, Ireland

Summer Global Internship

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Information for term Summer Global Internship

Application deadline, and cost information.

Application Deadline

The application deadline has passed.

Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Dates: Jun 12 – Aug 5, 2023 (8 weeks)
  • Credit: 6 semester hours / 9 quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA


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Spend your summer expanding your business portfolio and broadening your life experience by interning abroad in Dublin, Ireland's dynamic capital and one of Europe's fastest-growing economies. Dublin hosts the world's most respected technology, media, pharmaceutical, and financial companies, as well as a solid local creative startup scene. As a result, CIEE Dublin offers a wide range of internship opportunities across diverse industries. 

When you apply to become a CIEE intern, our staff will work directly with you to match you with an internship opportunity that suits your unique needs and professional goals. While internships are competitive, CIEE will help you navigate the internship interview process to set you up for success. Our staff will offer you constructive resume revisions and provide you with the tools to succeed in your interview to ensure you are placed with the right opportunity. Learn more about our personalized placement process.

Unique Experiences


    where half the population is aged below 26, contributing to vibrant and creative business and social communities.


    to the outskirts of Ireland.


    that hosts the European Headquarters for many US corporations across a range of industry sectors, creating an unrivaled intercultural gateway for business

  • Multinational corporations with hubs in Dublin

  • Universities

  • Ranking in 2019 by economic growth rate in European union


Location & Culture

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Guinness and emigrants were Dublin’s most notable exports for much of the last century, but over the last 30 years, rapid economic growth has turned Dublin into a magnet for people from around the world. Ireland’s open, globalized economy hosts the European headquarters of many multinational corporations; in finance, pharma, technology, and social media. Dublin is a great destination for a challenging and rewarding internship experience - with Ireland’s stunning rural landscapes and historic villages beginning at the edge of the city. 

CIEE Dublin is located in Dublin City University´s All Hallows campus in the leafy suburb of Drumcondra, just one-mile north of Dublin City Center.

CIEE wants all our students to feel welcomed, supported, and empowered to succeed while studying abroad. Local CIEE staff have provided details about conditions and cultural attitudes that students with specific identities might encounter in Dublin.

The Culture


Get to know Dublin with cultural activities such as guided walking tours, visits to museums, cathedrals, galleries, and outdoor excursions to make the most of Ireland’s long summer days. 

  • See more of Ireland with day trips that bring your coursework to life. Excursions will take you beyond the city to enhance classroom learning and provide intercultural understanding. A visit to Kilkenny includes a tour of the castle in the heart of the city and a walk through landmark sites of this beautiful medieval town.
  • Join the locals for a music session at one of Dublin’s heritage pubs   
  • Visit 1000-year-old cathedrals, take in a traditional hurling match at Croke Park, or wander through the pedestrianized Grafton Quarter 
  • Explore the 6th-century monastery of Glendalough in the rugged Wicklow mountains, just 1 hour south of the city 
  • Head south, north or west on a day trip 
  • Enjoy Dublin´s contemporary art scene 


  • Take advantage of resume guidance and learn interviewing skills based on the local business culture 
  • Explore the professional working world of Dublin through site visits, networking events, and guest lectures 
  • Participate in workshops that will help you make the most of your internship 

Daily Life

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    Apartments are in purpose-built student residence communities within 30 minutes walking distance of Dublin City's center. Students have a private bedroom and en suite bathroom with shower facilities. Student rooms have study space and ample storage in an apartment suite shared with up to seven other students. This includes communal living, dining, and kitchen spaces.  

    Lounges and kitchens allow students to meet over meals, cultural activities, and special events. Larger common areas are on the ground floor and inner courtyards offer comfortable spaces to work and relax.  Laundry facilities and internet access are provided.


    Meals are not included in the program housing, but a wide range of restaurants and a market are located nearby. 

    Students can prepare their own meals in the full kitchen . CIEE provides basic cooking utensils and cleaning supplies. Students can also explore the myriad of restaurants in our multicultural neighborhood or throughout the city.  

    Dine at home or take advantage of being in the heart of the city with a wide variety of markets, stores and restaurants to experience. 


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As a global intern in Dublin, you’ll be placed in a non-paying position within one of a wide range of opportunities across a diverse set of innovative industries. Extra-curricular cultural activities in and around Dublin complement your coursework and immerse you in the history and culture of the city. 

This eight-week program includes a full-time internship and an integrated online academic course.  



Language Prerequisites

There are no specific language requirements for this program.

Additional Requirements

Rising sophomore standing and above at the time of participation. 


Additional visa restrictions may apply and CIEE will advise students as part of the early application process. 

Individual courses may have additional prerequisites; for CIEE courses, these are listed in the syllabi below. Students are responsible for having their own course approval conversations with their advisors.

Program Requirements

Students participate in an academic course taught in an online learning environment alongside the eight-week, full-time internship. Participation in the integrated academic course and internship is mandatory for all participants. 


Total credit: 6 semester hours / 9 quarter hours

Course Credit

Internship: 6 U.S. semester/9 quarter credits; 45 academic course hours, 225-300 internship placement hours 

Individual courses may have additional prerequisites; for CIEE courses, these are listed in the syllabi below. Students are responsible for having their own course approval conversations with their advisors.

Academic Culture

Students are expected to dress and behave professionally throughout their internship project and are subject to the agreed-upon internship protocols arranged by CIEE and the host organizations. The academic course is designed to prepare students for leadership in a globally interdependent and culturally diverse workforce. 

Class Format

Students participate in an eight-week CIEE full-time internship and academic course taught in an online learning environment. Class and/or work hours may be scheduled Monday-Friday, and attendance is strictly enforced for all. To avoid falling behind, students should not plan personal travel away from the city when classes are in session. 


Students will be assessed via assignments and activities related to the academic course, including but not limited to: online discussion forums, reflective papers, individual or group presentations, analysis of readings, an internship work plan, and feedback from the internship supervisor. Internship supervisors and students each provide written evaluations of progress toward goals. 

Individual courses may have additional prerequisites; for CIEE courses, these are listed in the syllabi below. Students are responsible for having their own course approval conversations with their advisors.

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Individual courses may have additional prerequisites; for CIEE courses, these are listed in the syllabi below. Students are responsible for having their own course approval conversations with their advisors.


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Course Information

Note: This course listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract between CIEE and any applicant, student, institution, or other party. The courses, as described, may be subject to change as a result of ongoing curricular revisions, assignment of lecturers and teaching staff, and program development. Courses may be canceled due to insufficient enrollment.
"(GI)" denotes courses that originated at CIEE's Global Institutes and that are offered at multiple CIEE sites.


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Scholarships & Grants

CIEE offers scholarships and grants annually to help students like you make your study abroad dream a reality.

Students who apply to this program are eligible for the following scholarships and grants:

  • Ping Scholarships for Academic Excellence
  • Global Access Initiative (GAIN) Grants
  • CIEE Gilman Go Global Grant
  • CIEE Stem Scholarship

To be considered, submit the CIEE Scholarships & Grants application within your CIEE program application. Learn more at the Scholarships & Grants section of our website.

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Dates & Fees

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Dates & Fees

You get more for every dollar when you study abroad with CIEE, because our high-quality programs include everything from excursions to insurance. There are no hidden charges, and no disappointing surprises when you arrive.


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Fees & Housing

Summer 2023 8 weeks Deadline Passed Jun 12, 2023 Aug 5, 2023
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Program Fees

CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.

Participation Confirmation = $300

Educational Costs = $3,953

Housing = $2,500

Insurance = $197

Total Fees = $6,950

Estimated Costs

Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.

Meals not included in program fee = $1,200

International Airfare = $1,000

Local Transportation = $160

Books & Supplies = $50

Personal expenses = $1,200

Other = $150

Total Estimated Costs = $3,760

Financial Aid

CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.

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This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.

Students required by their US home institution to study abroad via CIEE's School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.

To help you budget, keep in mind that students are responsible for the cost of international airfare, local transportation, books and supplies, visas, and personal expenses. In addition, your college or university may charge additional fees for study abroad, or may require you to receive a transcript via CIEE's School of Record, which carries an additional fee of $500.

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What's Included

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What's Included

Pre-departure Advising
Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
Introduction to your program plus practical information about living in your host city
On-site Staff
Full-time program leadership and support in your city
Cultural and/or Co-curricular Activities
Travel Protection
CIEE iNext and a local liability insurance
24/7 emergency on-site support

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